606x404-8ccc0470d6385cf3325dca9f32a62727Maryland’s government recently instituted a “rain tax.” The state has instructed the counties to tax landowners for the size of their roofs and paved services, because rainwater runs off of these impermeable surfaces and into the sewers. So you’re responsible for the amount of rain you don’t absorb. The rain tax applies to nonprofits, including churches. But Prince George’s County has come up with a special way churches can reduce their tax burden: preach the government’s message on environmentalism. More